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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Lovefield

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.48
Rank#204  Overall
#28  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#233  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#254  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orglokijs.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllokijs.org/­#/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle
Initial release201420142014
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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